Scientific Results

New perspectives for the Silicon-On-Diamond material

Year: 2009

Authors: Lagomarsino S., Parrini G., Sciortino S., Fossati A., Citroni M., Ferrari G., Gorelli F., Santoro M., Molesini G., Vannoni M., Marras A., Scorzoni A., Ranieri A., Berdondini L., Brandi F., Carzino R., Diaspro A., Scotto M., Torre B.

Autors Affiliation: INFN, University of Florence, Italy;
LENS, Florence, Italy;
CNR-INFM CRS-SOFT, C/O Università di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy;
INFN, INOA-CNR, Florence, Italy; IMM-CNR, Bologna, Italy;
INFN, University of Perugia, Italy; INFN, Politecnico di Bari, Italy; IIT, Genova, Italy

Abstract: A recent laser bonding technique has been developed to prepare silicon-on-diamond material. This method allows the independent choice of the quality of the silicon and diamond plates to be processed. This opens a wide field of applications for silicon-on-diamond devices. We present and discuss the laser technique and the experimental results achieved. Two new projects involving relevant issues both in high energy physics and in biological applications are also presented.

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KeyWords: Silicon; Diamonds